UPDATED: Four teenagers arrested on suspicion of rape in the South East released

Gardaí are investigating a serious sexual assault

Carlow Live Reporter


Carlow Live Reporter



Breaking: Four teenagers arrested this morning in Kilkenny City on suspicion of rape

Four male teenagers were arrested on Thursday on the outskirts of Kilkenny City in connection with a sexual assault investigation relating to an alleged incident at Courtown Harbour in Wexford in July.

Gardaí are investigating a serious sexual assault that was reported to have occurred on July 28 at approximately 12:15am in the Burrow area of Courtown Harbour, Wexford.

Four male teenagers (one adult and three juveniles) were arrested and are being detained at Kilkenny and Waterford Garda Stations.

In an update on Friday morning, Gardaí said all four males arrested in relation to this investigation have been released without charge. Files will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Gardaí continue to appeal to anyone who may have been in the Burrow area, Courtown Harbour from 10pm on July 28 who have not already been in contact, to contact Gardaí in Gorey on 053 943 0690 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.